Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown ReviewThe Longines Avigation Oversize Crown dispatched in 2013, is demonstrated on a Longines pilots' watch from the 1920s. Its most striking component is, as its name recommends, its crown, which is noticeable on the grounds that it's tremendous as well as on the grounds that it projects exceptionally a long way from the case. In the chronograph rendition of the watch, the one we tried, a chronograph catch is coordinated into the crown. The watch is a monopoussoir: the same catch is utilized to begin, stop and reset the chronograph. 


Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review
Longines Avigation Oversize Crown

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Specification

  • Producer: Longines Watch Co., Francillon Ltd., Les Longines, CH-2610 Saint-Imier, Switzerland 
  • Reference number: 950.011 
  • Development: Automatic ETA A08.L11 got from the ETA 7753, 28,800 vph, 27 gems, stop-seconds capacity, quick reset capacity for the date through a corrector, Nivachoc stun ingestion, fine conformity by means of a controller, 54-hour force hold, distance across = 30 mm, stature = 7.9 mm 
  • Capacities: Hours, minutes, little seconds, chronograph with counter for 30 slipped by minutes, date show 
  • Strap and fasten: Alligator-skin strap with stainless-steel pronged clasp 
  • Case: Stainless-steel case, cambered sapphire precious stone is nonreflective inside, bezel turns in two bearings, catch incorporated into crown, weight fit stainless-steel back, water impervious to 30 m 
  • Dial up +9/+7 
  • Rate results (Deviations in seconds per 24 hours, with chronograph exchanged off/on): 
  • Dial down +10/+8 
  • Crown down +3/+2 
  • Crown left +6/+4 
  • Crown up +5/+3 
  • Crown right +3/+2 
  • Normal deviation +6/+4.3
  • Most prominent deviation of rate 7/6 
  • Level positions 313°/302° 
  • Normal adequacy: 
  • Measurements: Diameter = 41 mm, tallness = 15 mm, weight = 100 g 
  • Hanging positions 284°/273° 
  • Cost: $3
  • Varieties: Without chronograph ($2,400); without chronograph yet with second time zone ($3,100) 

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review- The development is ETA's programmed Caliber A08.L11, which Longines renamed the L788.2. That name shows up in gold-filled lettering on the winding rotor. The L788.2 is a variety of ETA's A08.L01, which appeared in 2010 and is gotten from the ETA 7753. Estimated time of arrival offers the A08.L11 just to Longines; both organizations are possessed by the Swatch Group. Not at all like the ETA 7753, which has coulisse exchanging, the L788.2 has a blued section wheel. It likewise has a more extended force save, 54 versus 46 hours. Different adjustments made to the ETA development incorporate changing the state of the controller system and of the safeguards. 

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review

Much obliged in any event to a limited extent to the segment wheel, the chronograph is anything but difficult to work: little weight is expected to trigger the begin, stop and reset capacities. The section wheel is imperceptible, however, on the grounds that the watch has a steel caseback, which is weight fit instead of tightened spot. It is somewhat unexcitingly engraved with the model's is long name, (The Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Single Push-Piece Chronograph) and with its serial creation number. Generally, pilots' watches from Longines and different brands had obscure metal backs with nothing on them except for engraved lettering; this watch is maintaining that custom. Idealists will praise that actuality yet development voyeurs will regret it. 

The improving examples on the bearing parts and rotor are capability connected, and the cleaning on the chronograph's lever is likewise acceptable. The A08.L11 does not have slanted and cleaned edges. Longines has held from the ETA base the shaking pinion that serves as the chronograph's coupling instrument. This rocker gadget is inarguably dependable and hearty, and is suitable for Longines, which is known for moderate yet top notch watches. Be that as it may, it isn't liable to rouse oohs and aahs from devotees of mechanical timekeeping. 

The watch had worthy rate results, increasing six seconds for every day on the timing machine and seven to eight seconds on the wrist. The outcomes were far superior when the chronograph was exchanged on, and the abundancy declined by a normal of just 11 degrees. 
This watch is nice looking, unmistakable in configuration, simple to work, agreeable to wear, and outfitted with a fascinating development. What's more, at $3,500, it is appealingly valued. 


We have a couple of provisos for a potential purchaser, however. Initially, he ought to realize that the solitary catch in the crown won't permit him to restart the chronograph from its halted position: pushing the catch triggers the chronograph's three capacities (begin, stop and come back to zero) in unchangeable progression. Second, the bezel's bearing is not firm – truth be told, the scarcest touch will move it, so the wearer should not depend on it for timing interims, and rather utilize the chronograph. 

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review

Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review


Longines Avigation Oversize Crown Review- At last, the evening time readability is not comparable to we would have anticipated. The iridescent substance sparkles brilliantly oblivious, yet the somewhat little glowing fields on the hour and minutes hands look almost indistinguishable during the evening.  In light, however, the time and chronograph are anything but difficult to peruse. With everything taken into account, the watch offers significantly a greater number of preferences than hindrances, and henceforth got a decent scor

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